West Jordan Middle School Wellness Leader Receives National Recognition

Picture of Ms. WightmanShe strives to make West Jordan Middle School a happy and healthy place to be every single day and now Paige Wightman is being recognized for her wonderful work. Ms. Wightman was recently selected as the LG Happiness Super Hero for her leadership and service in and outside the classroom, sharing sustainable happiness skills.

The LG Experience Happiness program supports teachers and students who practice sustainable happiness skills for life-long social and emotional well-being.

Ms. Wightman was honored with a new LG monitor and a hero cape to celebrate all she does for students and staff at West Jordan Middle School!

Congratulations, Ms. Wightman! Keep up the great work.

2021 ChamberWest Student Job Fair

Jordan School District School Counseling has partnered with Granite School District, Salt Lake Community College, and the Utah Department of Workforce Services to hold the ChamberWest Job Fair.  The Job Fair will be held on Friday April 9, 2021 at Granger High School.  It will be student focused from 2 – 4 p.m. and open to the community from 4 – 6 p.m. District students can get more information by contacting their school’s Counseling Center.

Chamberwest 2021 Job Fair FlyerAre You Looking for a Job? Your New Career Could be Just Around the Corner

If you are looking for a new job or a first-time career, please join us for the free COVID friendly JOB FAIR.

The JOB FAIR will be held on Friday April 9, 2021 at Granger High School in West Valley City:

  • Student Focused from 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Open to the Community from 4 – 6 p.m.

For More Information, please visit www.ChamberWest.com

Copper Hills High Student is Gail Miller Community Service Award Winner

Picture of MeganShe has completed more than 100 hours of documented service during high school receiving a Service Honor Cord for graduation. Now, Megan Astill is being recognized for her hard work with a very prestigious award. Megan, a senior at Copper Hills High School, is the recipient of the Gail Miller Community Service Award in the Deseret News Sterling Scholar program. The award honors a student for his or her exceptional community service efforts.

The Sterling Scholar program recognizes high school seniors “for the pursuit of excellence in scholarship, leadership and citizenship in the state of Utah.

Jordan School District was well represented in the Sterling Scholar program with four runners up as well:

  • Madison Hansen, Herriman High School, Instrumental Music
  • Isabella DeJesus, Riverton High School, Dance
  • Mimi Tran, Copper Hills High School, Visual Arts
  • Sarah Lingwall, Mountain Ridge High School, World Languages

Congratulations to these amazing students, we are proud of your accomplishments!

Bingham High Student Places in Statewide Esports Competition

Student Aditya MuruganIt’s a pretty big accomplishment in the world of Esports. Aditya Murugan, a junior at Bingham High School, placed second in Shoutcasting at the ITeam Utah State Conference. Shoutcasting refers to the running commentary of Esports matches that is intended to both entertain and inform the viewer. USU Eastern’s Esports Coach Kevin Ven Der Spek says Aditya’s Shoutcasting abilities can lead to scholarship opportunities. Aditya is a part of the JATC North Esports team under the direction of coach Amber Saffen.

Congratulations on the win. Keep up the great work.

West Hills Middle Students are State Champions in ‘We the People’ Competition

Picture of West Hills Middle StudentsCongratulations to some very hard-working and accomplished students at West Hills Middle School. For the second year in a row they have taken top honors in the Statewide ‘We the People’ competition.

‘We the People’ spotlights Constitutional history, law and civics. The event combines knowledge of the Constitution, while defending their beliefs, rights and roles as U.S. citizens.

Four out of six West Hills teams took first-place in the following topics: Lockean Government, Constitutional Compromises, Federalism, and Freedom of Religion, as well as winning best school overall.

A big thank you to everyone who supported the students by judging the competition virtually.

We are very proud of these talented students and their teacher Carina Whiteside.